Alex Thompson

Alex Thompson

Alex Thompson

PhD in English Candidate

515 Denney Hall
Columbus campus

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Areas of Expertise

  • Film
  • Popular culture
  • Contemporary American literature
  • Seriality


  • MA, English, Lehigh University, 2017
  • BA, English, University of Connecticut, 2010



Alex Thompson studies contemporary American film and popular culture. His current areas of interest include serialization strategies (specifically the legacyquel, like Creed and the Star Wars sequel trilogy), genre theory and acting studies. He is also the president of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Film Studies Group.